Posted on the 4th May 2020 in the category News

Resources for Time of Pandemic

Available - here.


Resource for Day of Prayer, Fasting and Works of Charity - 14 May

Available - here.


Statement from the Bishops of The Society on the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Poor

Statement issued on 5 May 2020 - here.


Preparing for Holy Week

Pastoral message issued on 1 April 2020 - here.


Pastoral Statement from the Bishops of The Society in response to the Coronavirus

Statement issued on 19 March 2020 - here.


Prayer Continues

The Forward in Faith Chaplain, Fr Peter Hudson SSC, is continuing the cycle of prayer for the work of Forward in Faith and of The Society of St Wilfrid and St Hilda at this testing time. Fr Peter can be contacted on email via

Posted on the 1st Apr 2020 in the category News

Devotional Videos


The Society will be issuing a series of short videos to aid devotion and prayer at home during Holy Week. The videos will be made available at the following times via The Society Facebook Page.


Palm Sunday at 8am.


Maundy Thursday at 3pm.


Good Friday at 12pm.


Easter Day at 8am.



Those who use Facebook are encouraged to watch them there and to share them to that they reach as many people as possible. However, it is also intended to subsequently post the videos here, for those who don't use that platform.


The videos have been produced by The Society and kindly funded by both Forward in Faith and The Church Union


Live Streamed Liturgies

The Bishops of The Society are planning to Live Steam the following liturgies


Palm Sunday

The Bishop of Chichester: 10.30am - here.

The Bishop of Fulham: 11.00am - here.


Maundy Thursday

The Bishop of Fulham: 6.00pm - here.

The Bishop of Chichester: 7.30pm - here.


Good Friday

The Bishop of Chichester: 3.00pm - here.

The Bishop of Fulham: 3.00pm - here.


The Easter Vigil

The Bishop of Fulham: 8.30pm - here.


Easter Day

The Bishop of Chichester: 10.30pm - here.


The above list will be updates as other bishops finalize their plans.



The devotional videos were recorded in the Diocese of London in accordance with the restrictions which were in place at that time. Thanks go to the Vicar and the Churchwardens of St Benet Fink, Tottenham for the use of the church building

Photo Credit: George Reynolds




Posted on the 6th Aug 2018 in the category News

Posted on the 30th Jun 2018 in the category News


Ordinations to the Diaconate, 2018





Kvetoslav Tomas Krejci

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

30 June: 10.00

S. Giles-in-Reading

Joshua Bell

Norwich Cathedral

30 June: 10.30

All Saints, South Lynn

Aidan Bartlett

Holy Redeemer, Clerkenwell

30 June: 11.00

Our Most Holy Redeemer and St Mark, Clerkenwell

James White

Holy Redeemer, Clerkenwell

30 June: 11.00

St Martin of Tours, Ruislip

Blair Radford

Ripon Cathedral

30 June: 11.00

St Paul, Monk Bretton

Michael Vyse

Worksop Priory

1 July: 17.00

Worksop Priory

Simon Walker

Rochester Cathedral

29 Sept: 15.00

St Mary the Virgin, Swanley




Ordinations to the Priesthood by Bishops of The Society, 2018


Nicholas Archer

Bishop of Chichester

St Saviour, Eastbourne

19 May: 14.30

Adam Edwards

Bishop of Ebbsfleet

Holy Trinity, Ettingshall

24 June: 15.00

Nigel Palmer

Bishop of Fulham

St Mary, Tottenham

24 June: 17.00

Matthew Topham

Bishop of Fulham

St Mary, Tottenham

24 June: 17.00

Richard Hume

Bishop of Ebbsfleet

St Mary and St Chad, Longton

29 June: 19.00

Edward Backhouse

Bishop Roger Jupp

All Saints, Aston on Trent

1 July: 16.00

Aiden Edwards

Bishop of Burnley

St Anne, St Annes-on-Sea

2 July: 19.30

Mark Mawhinney

Bishop of Beverley

St John the Evangelist, Seaham Harbour

2 July: 19.30

Nicholas Johnson

Bishop of Beverley

Manchester Cathedral

10 July: 19.00

Philip Kennedy

Bishop of Fulham

St Michael, Croydon

14 July: 11.00

Alexander Hobbs

Bishop of Ebbsfleet

St Michael & All Angels, Heavitree

29 Sept: 16.00

David Watson

Bishop of Ebbsfleet

St Peter the Apostle, Plymouth

30 Sept: 16.00

Posted on the 4th Aug 2017 in the category News




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